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Dappled snake-eyed skink

dappled snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus daedalos)
Gregory National Park, Northern Territory
Photo © Aaron Fenner
Cryptoblepharus daedalos - Horner, 2007
Pronunciation  KRIP-toe-BLEFF-ah-russ  
Etymology  Cryptoblepharus: 'hidden eyelid', referring to the fused eyelids.
daedalos: from the Greek daidalos, meaning 'dappled' and in reference to the taxon's random body pattern of dark spots and flecks.1
Other names   
 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 4.5 cm
Reproduction
Oviparous
Clutch size
Average: 2
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos

Range

Stokes Range, north-western Northern Territory.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

Northern Territory

Habitat

Rock-dwelling

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